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2008-10-01 18:00:25

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Bette Midler fans now have more chances to catch the Divine Miss M. in the biggest, hottest, sassiest show to ever hit the Las Vegas Strip: The Showgirl Must Go On. As Midler returns to the famous Colosseum stage at Caesars Palace to close out her super successful 2008 run, she will place 18 new show dates from January 2 - 25, 2009 on sale this Sunday, Oct. 5. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081001/LAW558) Critics have hailed The Showgirl...

2008-08-14 12:00:37

Bette Midler is an artist of stunning versatility who can leave you in tears with a funny story or a sad song. A gifted actress and natural comedian, Midler is best known as an exceptional interpreter of song, winning four Grammy(R) Awards since her 1972 debut with Atlantic Records. As Midler continues to charm Sin City with her ongoing concert show at Caesars Palace, The Showgirl Must Go On, Rhino pays tribute to the Divine Miss M with a career-spanning collection of her biggest hits and an...

2008-07-14 06:00:25

By Linda Winer, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 14--After a weekend spent careening around the demented funhouse of two Christopher Durang revivals, I feel giddy with the joy of contradictory emotions: strong but needy women, big boys who do cry, and wild non-sequiturs that, somehow, seem less weird and more honest than everyday communication. In some ways, "Beyond Therapy" is as dated as its references to Plato's Retreat and personal ads in newspapers instead of Craigslist. But mostly, the...

2005-12-29 16:39:23

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Prosecutors investigating a car crash involving teen actress Lindsay Lohan said on Thursday they will not charge a celebrity photographer accused of ramming his vehicle into hers. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said it lacked sufficient evidence to prosecute Galo Cesar Ramirez on assault or stalking charges in a case that spurred calls for a crackdown on aggressive paparazzi. The May 31 crash was one of several such...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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